Anti-oxidants

Nutrients which help to neutralize and combat free radicals which 'scavenge' or destroy healthy, living tissue.

Demulsant

An agent which acts to soften, sooth, coat and protect living tissue.

Emollient

An ingredient which serves to feed, nourish, and improve the water content of skin. As such it improves skin elasticity.


Emulsion/emusilfy

Simply means a mixture or 'to mix' things which are naturally incompatible. In creams that means mixing and holding oil and water together to form a final product - a bit like mixing proper mayonnaise.

Essential fatty acids

These are the good fats, essential to living tissue. They are found in a number of foods and natural sources and are necessary for the ongoing maintenance and repair of healthy cells.


Free radicals

The chemicals our bodies produce in response to our environment. Left unchecked, free radicals damage living tissue. They are neutralised by antioxidants such as essential fatty acids andVitamin E.

Humectant

A substance that attracts and holds moisture in the skin but is not in itself moisturising.

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The warmth, energy and zing of ginger.
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Keeping your skin in honey-pie order

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